Definitions for anticipate

Definitions for (verb) anticipate

Main entry: anticipate

Definition: be a forerunner of or occur earlier than

Usage: This composition anticipates Impressionism

Main entry: anticipate, expect

Definition: regard something as probable or likely

Usage: The meteorologists are expecting rain for tomorrow

Main entry: previse, foreknow, foresee, anticipate

Definition: realize beforehand

Main entry: predict, prognosticate, promise, call, forebode, foretell, anticipate

Definition: make a prediction about; tell in advance

Usage: Call the outcome of an election

Main entry: anticipate, look for, look to

Definition: be excited or anxious about

Main entry: anticipate, foresee, forestall, counter

Definition: act in advance of; deal with ahead of time

Visual thesaurus for anticipate